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AOC says there is an 'urgency' to get 'as much as we can right now' out of stimulus talks as question looms if Democrats will control the Senate

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). Mario Tama/Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said there is a sense of "urgency" in getting "as much as we can" out of ongoing stimulus talks because she thinks "a third bill is not promised." A runoff election in Georgia will determine which major party holds the majority in the Senate, which has implications in whether or not the Democrats' demands will be met in another coronavirus stimulus bill. "I believe that once the moment Biden gets in...
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Jill Biden was blindsided by Wall Street Journal call to drop 'Dr.' title: 'It was really the tone of it'

Jill Biden and husband Joe Biden gave their first joint interview since the election to Stephen Colbert on Thursday night.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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December 17 coronavirus news

The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. Meanwhile, vaccinations have already started in some countries as cases continue to rise. Follow here for the latest.
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Australia: Redress scheme: Charity deregistration for not joining - Carroll & O'Dea

New legislation will require registered charities to take all reasonable steps to become a participating institution.
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Second 15-Year-Old Gunned Down In Stockton Within Two Weeks

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These doctors and nurses are celebrating the holiday season with Christmas trees adorned with PPE

It has been a tough year, full of loss and hardship, social distancing and zoom calls. But doctors and nurses some are spreading holiday cheer with Christmas trees decorated with personal protective equipment.
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These doctors and nurses are celebrating the season with Christmas trees adorned with PPE

It has been a tough year, full of loss and hardship, social distancing and zoom calls. But doctors and nurses some are spreading holiday cheer with Christmas trees decorated with personal protective equipment.
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Police Arrest Elk Grove Man Accused Of Spray-Painting Hate Speech On Restaurant

ELK GROVE (CBS13) – Authorities arrested a man accused of spray-painting hate speech on the front of a restaurant, the Elk Grove Police Department announced on Thursday. Elk Grove resident Lahn Hansen, 43, was booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail and faces various charges including committing a hate crime. The incident happened at around 5 a.m. on Thursday at Umai Bar and Grill along Grant Line Road. Elk Grove police said officers arrived to find the hate-related graffiti and front of the...
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Lake Tahoe Man Accused Of Strangling Woman Found By Mt. Rose Car Crash

RENO, Nev. (AP/CBS13) — A 26-year-old Lake Tahoe man has been charged with murder in the strangulation of a Sparks woman whose body was found near a crashed car on the Mount Rose Highway in the middle of the night in September. Alexandrew Vail of Kings Beach, California is accused of killing 27-year-old Emily Giudici on Sept. 15. Vail was being held without bail at the Washoe County Jail in Reno Thursday. The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office says Vail was arrested that day after an off-duty office...
Tags: Crime, News, Sacramento, Cbs, Vail, Lake Tahoe, Reno, Washoe County, RENO Nev AP, Mount Rose Highway, Washoe County Jail, Washoe County Sheriff 's Office, Lake Tahoe News, Alexandrew Vail of Kings Beach California, Emily Giudici, Guidici


Australia: ASIC Regulatory Guide 274: ASIC finalises its views on design and distribution obligations (DDO) of financial products - Corrs Chambers Westgarth

These changes to the DDO will significantly alter the way that financial products are formed, marketed and promoted.
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'Don't go to Sydney': Victoria issues warning after Covid outbreak grows – video

Victoria’s health minister, Martin Foley, has advised against travel to and from Sydney as the New South Wales government grapples with a rapidly evolving Covid-19 outbreak. Foley says the growing cluster on Sydney’s northern beaches means Victorians should not be going there and face risks if they try to get home. ‘Don’t come from Sydney if you’re planning to come to Melbourne,’ he says. ‘Don’t go to Sydney if you’re planning to go to Sydney. It won’t be a holiday. It won’t be a Christmas.’Coro...
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Paul McCartney Gets Lovably ‘Ram’-shackle With the DIY ‘McCartney III’: Album Review

If it was quarantine fever that prompted Paul McCartney to return to all-DIY studio mode for his new album, “McCartney III,” it may be the the lack of any looming global tour that really helped set the record’s diverting and loose mood. His previous release, 2018’s “Egypt Station,” created with a full band and big-name […]
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Coronavirus live news: Africa braces for second wave; Emmanuel Macron tests positive

French president was ‘very likely’ infected at a European council summit; six-week lockdown looms for Northern Ireland; Biden aide tests positiveNorthern Ireland to enter six-week lockdown from Boxing Day French president Emmanuel Macron tests positive 4.30am GMT Correspondence from a reader regarding our earlier post on the comparison between flu and the coronavirus, directed me towards this stark fact.The chief medical officer of health for Canada’s Alberta province, Dr Deena Hinshaw, re...
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Sony Removes Glitch-Ridden ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ From PlayStation Store, Will Offer Full Refunds

After “Cyberpunk 2077” users have complained about numerous bugs in game in the week since its release, Sony has pulled the title from its online store “until further notice.” Sony also said it will provide full refunds to customers who purchased the game. The highly anticipated action role-playing game, starring Keanu Reeves, was created by […]
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Sony Removes Glitchy ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ From PlayStation Store, Will Offer Full Refunds

After “Cyberpunk 2077” users have complained about numerous bugs in game in the week since its release, Sony has pulled the title from its online store “until further notice.” Sony also said it will provide full refunds to customers who purchased the game. The highly anticipated action role-playing game, starring Keanu Reeves, was created by […]
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Jacinda Ardern should make Trevor Mallard pay the price for his costly 'mistake' | Claire Robinson

Last week it was revealed that more than $300,000 from the public purse was spent in defamation proceedings after the speaker of the New Zealand parliament, Trevor Mallard, wrongly accused a former parliamentary staffer of being a rapist. On Wednesday Mallard fronted up to parliament’s governance and administration committee and apologised to the house and all New Zealanders for his “mistake”, a word he used three times in the first 90 seconds of the hearing.Reading from a prepared statement, Ma...
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Den. Dianne Feinstein Says She Hasn’t Considered Leaving Senate Early

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California said this week she hasn’t thought about retiring before her term ends in 2024 and defended herself against criticism of her job performance and questions about her age. “I don’t feel my cognitive abilities have diminished,” Feinstein told the Los Angeles Times in an interview published Thursday. “Do I forget something sometimes? Quite possibly.” At 87, Feinstein is the Senate’s oldest member. In 2018 she won reelection for ...
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Australia: Family Provision Application (FPA) litigation series: Part 2 - Ramsden Lawyers

To claim maintenance or support from a deceased's estate, the application must be brought within the time limitation.
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Officials slam DeSantis' leadership in crisis

Warning signs about a Covid-19 spike have been flashing red in Florida this fall: Coronavirus hospitalizations have been rising since November, the test positivity rate is double what it was in early October, and the tally of new daily cases is nearing the state's July peak.
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Australia: The year in review: A look at the NSW waste industry in 2020 - Colin Biggers & Paisley

The waste industry has responded well to COVID-19 impacts in continuing to provide essential waste services across NSW.
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Sony pulls Cyberpunk 2077 from PlayStation store

Players say the game is riddled with bugs and glitches and is prone to crashes so will offer refunds.
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Tucker Carlson fans flames of vaccine skepticism, telling Fox News viewers to be nervous about 'glitzy' rollout

Tucker Carlson, the right-wing Fox News host, sowed doubt about the coronavirus vaccine on his highly rated prime time program Thursday, spotlighting a small handful of people who have had allergic reactions to the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine and telling his audience they should be skittish about the campaign from public health experts to encourage people to get vaccinated.
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Tucker Carlson fans flames of vaccine skepticism

Tucker Carlson, the right-wing Fox News host, sowed doubt about the coronavirus vaccine on his highly rated prime time program Thursday, spotlighting a small handful of people who have had allergic reactions to the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine and telling his audience they should be skittish about the campaign from public health experts to encourage people to get vaccinated.
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Cyclone Yasa: two die in Fiji as storm lays waste to second-largest island

Baby among those killed when category-five storm hit, destroying hundreds of buildings A three-month-old baby was one of two people killed when category-five Cyclone Yasa tore through Fiji’s second-largest island Vanua Levu on Thursday night. The cyclone destroyed hundreds of buildings and caused hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of damage.By Friday, the full extent of the damage was yet to be revealed as many parts of the affected island remained without communications and were cut off by ...
Tags: World news, Asia Pacific, Extreme Weather, Fiji, Pacific Islands, Vanua Levu, Cyclone Yasa


Brexit: Trade talks to resume as sides warn 'differences' remain

Negotiators will continue discussions after the latest call between the PM and the EU Commission head.
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Says He Turned Down Role in Joe Biden’s Administration

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said he’s turned down a role in President-Elect Joe Biden’s upcoming administration, and that he’ll stay in L.A. as the city continues to grapple with rising COVID-19 rates. Garcetti said during a Thursday news conference that he delivered the news to Biden early this week, saying that he feels he […]
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Australia: A very COVID Christmas – Are workplace Christmas parties worth the risk? - Colin Biggers & Paisley

Employers should consider the health and safety risks of COVID and take steps to avoid being held vicariously liable.
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Florida Scientist Vows To Speak COVID-19 ‘Truth To Power’ Despite Police Raid

"Never let the fear of retaliation temper your desire to be a good, honest person,” Rebekah Jones write.
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Sydney's Northern beaches Covid cluster grows to 28 as premier berates public over masks

A further 10 cases are added to the cluster and beaches closed, as NSW and Victoria announce new restrictions on aircrew coronavirus quarantineFollow today’s live updatesList of Sydney hotspotsSydney’s northern beaches coronavirus cluster grew to 28 people on Friday, including one person who travelled to Queensland before testing positive.The New South Wales premier, Gladys Berejiklian, urged the whole of Sydney to “be on high alert”, and said it would be “crazy” to catch public transport, go gr...
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Former President Jimmy Carter to receive coronavirus vaccine 'when it is available to him'

Former President Jimmy Carter's foundation announced Thursday that the 39th President is planning to receive the Covid-19 vaccine.
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